Alex Ruijs, Senior Consultant Electrical Power & Energy, Royal HaskoningDHV will be speaking on day 2 of GreenPort Congress, 19th October in Session 6 – Ports/Terminals: Transitioning to Clean Fuels – The key Steps. Alex will be presenting on ‘An integral view on green energy for ports and marine applications’.
The 17th edition of GreenPort Congress & Cruise will be hosted by the Port of Anwerp-Bruges, Belgium from 18-20 October 2022. The conference provides over 180 decision-makers from the port community - port authorities, terminal operators, shipping lines, logistics operators - with a meeting place to both learn about and discuss the latest in sustainable development and environmental practice to enable them to effectively implement the changes needed to reduce their carbon footprint and to be more sensitive to environmental considerations. GreenPort Congress & Cruise 2022 will cover a range of themes including fuel and energy provision for shipping, fuel and energy for port operations (including hydrogen hubs, wind farms and electrification of port vehicles), sustainable Partnerships – Ports working together to meet sustainable targets, sustainable cruise projects in aid of being carbon neutral by 2050, environmental cruise ships – including hydrogen fuelled ships and legislation and cooperation in the cruise industry. With an overall throughput of 289 million tons per year, the 2022 host port Antwerp-Bruges is an important hub in worldwide trade. Its central location, extensive connections with global markets and a large part of the European hinterland combined with an excellent infrastructure make the port with its two sites an attractive choice for anyone looking to do business.